Internal restructuring
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.02 - Computer consultancy activities

1,300 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
11 October 2010
Employment effect (start)
Foreseen end date


IT firm Hewlett-Packard has annouced that it is to cut 1300 jobs across the UK as part of its move towards automated data centres. The company currently employs 16,000 workers in the UK, but has cut its UK operation by 6000 jobs since 2008 according to the Public and Commercial Se vices Union (PCS). The company is expected to begin a 90 day consultation period at the end of October. No date was given for when the job losses would be implemented. 


  • 11 October 2010: The Guardian


Eurofound (2010), Hewlett-Packard, Internal restructuring in United Kingdom, factsheet number 71109, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/71109.